Editing tabular data [was: PEP8 79 char max]

Neil Cerutti neilc at norwich.edu
Wed Jul 31 21:07:47 CEST 2013


On 2013-07-31, Rhodri James <rhodri at wildebst.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:39:29 +0100, Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
>
>>> I don't understand.  That just moves them to a different file --
>>> doesn't it?  You've still got to deal with editing a large table of
>>> data (for example when I want to add instructions to your assembler).
>>
>> My guess is it would be more foolproof to edit that stuff with a  
>> spreadsheet.
>
> There's nothing foolproof about using a spreadsheet!

I edit csv files using Excel all the time. But I don't use it to
edit my hand-created data files. It does too much meddling.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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